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2019 Area Quilt Shows

March 8-17, 2019- Quilts around the Bay Shop Hop Various shops along the Eastern Shore https://www.facebook.com/QuiltsAroundTheBay/ National Quilting Day, March 16, 2019 https://quiltalliance.org/nationalquiltingday/ Quilt Expo - Baltimore Heritage Quilters Guild, Mar. 23, 2019 – Mar. 24, 2019 https://www.visitmaryland.org/event/quilt-expo-baltimore-heritage-quilters-guild AQS QuiltWeek, March 27-29, 2019, Lancaster County Convention Center. http://www.quiltweek.com/locations/lancaster-pa/ The Lancaster Quilt Show, March 27-30, [...]

By |2019-02-19T00:19:05-05:00January 3rd, 2019|uncategorized|0 Comments

Quilt Retreat at Penn National

Join Us Next Year for Our 4th Annual Quilt Retreat Thur Jan 16-Sun Jan 19, 2020 2019 Quilt Retreat Note: The information below is based on our 2019 retreat.  Most of the information will still be applicable for 2020. However, some details, such as rates, meal itinerary, etc. are subject to [...]

By |2019-03-06T08:41:05-05:00October 16th, 2018|uncategorized|5 Comments

Is Your Old Spool of Thread Still Good To Use?

That age old question (pun intended) among quilters and sewists. Is it ok to use your old thread? Read the article here by Bluprint Is Your Old Spool of Thread Still Good to Use? about this very topic.  Thank you to Sherry Burkins for submitting this article idea to repost here. My Old Thread [...]

By |2019-03-05T09:10:21-05:00March 15th, 2018|uncategorized|2 Comments

2019 Round Robin

Round Robin—ANYTHING GOES! This coming year, 2019, we will have a Round Robin, that you will choose your own type of exchange! Choice 1, Traditional Robin: You can do a block (no larger than 16 ½”) to exchange with group. The members will add a border (4 sides) each time the box is exchanged. [...]

By |2019-01-31T13:36:40-05:00December 2nd, 2017|uncategorized|0 Comments

Preparing Tops for Longarming

Getting Your Quilt Tops Ready for Machine Quilting by a Professional Longarm Quilter By Susan Slattery, Reprinted from Threadworks Quilting Not all professional longarm quilters have the same preparation requirements or preferences.  The following is a list of guidelines that I provide to my clients.  Check with your longarmer to see how they would like for [...]

By |2017-08-30T09:12:29-05:00August 23rd, 2017|uncategorized|0 Comments

Maryland Barn Quilt Trails

Looking for something fun to do?  Go on a Barn Quilt Trail Tour.  Maryland has as least two, located in Carroll County and Garrett County.Photo courtesy Carroll County Office of Tourism with permission.Carroll County, MD Barn Quilt TrailVisit http://carrollcountytourism.org/barn-quilt-trail/ for details.  A tour list, brochure and tour map can be found here.The Carroll County Barn Quilt Trail [...]

By |2017-02-23T18:07:03-05:00February 22nd, 2017|uncategorized|0 Comments

Pillowcases for Vets Sewing Project

Join us for "Sew Pillowcases for Vets Day" at the Delta Senior Center on March 20, 2017 at 9:30.  Details here.  Or, make pillowcases on your own with the instructions in the link below. At the November 2016 meeting, Patricia Egger presented a request from the Sew for Vets group at the Delta Senior [...]

By |2017-01-27T14:32:48-05:00January 27th, 2017|uncategorized|0 Comments

Local Quilt Shop Day Sat Jan 28

Local Quilt Shop Day is a worldwide celebration for independently owned quilt shops everywhere, meant  to connect retailers and fabric lovers.  It will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 with special events, depending on your shop. Quilt shops everywhere can choose to participate in their own way, without being an officially registered participating shop.  Make sure [...]

By |2017-01-20T23:18:40-05:00January 20th, 2017|uncategorized|0 Comments

Quilts for Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit

This article is submitted by Jackie Hesselton who is a healthcare manager at MedStar Health: The NICU (23 beds, newly renovated and state of art) at MedStar Franklin Square would welcome hand crafted quilts to cover the isolettes/bassinets of the smallest of our patients. Quilts should be 100% cotton, carefully constructed to avoid loose threads and [...]

By |2017-01-17T19:05:01-05:00January 10th, 2017|uncategorized|0 Comments